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This stuff is a menace, and use of it should be closely supervised! One of this polymer's attributes is that it flows downward with gravity between the fibers of almost any other material, so it is important to get to this stain asap. That said, most of the web solutions to this problem seem to focus on a two- or three-pronged attack: first, physically removing the silly putty with a dull knife and then dissolving the residue with WD40, blotting, and repeating. Some recommend following up with rubbing alcohol, or substituting rubbing alcohol for the WD40 altogether. Keep a clean rag under the fabric and blot the solvent with another clean rag. Check www.sillyputty.com for the official version.

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Silly Putty (originally called Nutty Putty, and also marketed by other companies as Thinking Putty, Bouncing Putty, and Potty Putty) is the Crayola owned trademark name for a class of silicone polymers. It is marketed today as a toy for children, but was originally created by accident during research into potential rubber substitutes for use by the United States in World War II.It was after its success as a toy that other uses were found. The material's unique properties have found niche use in medical and scientific applications. It is used in large quantity by physical therapists for rehabilitative therapy of hand injuries. A number of other brands have emerged which alter the material's properties offering different levels of resistance for this market. Power Putty and TheraPutty are examples. Though primarily used as a toy for children the material is also used therapeutically for stress reduction. 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The non-toxic putty would bounce when dropped, could stretch farther than regular rubber, would not collect mold, and had a very high melting temperature.Wright found that the substance did not contain all the properties needed to replace rubber and so it spent several years languishing as a mere laboratory curiosity. In 1945, hoping there was a use for his new developed putty, Wright sent a sample to scientists all around the world, but no practical use was ever found.Finally, in 1949, the putty reached the owner of a toy store, Ruth Fallgatter, who contacted Peter Hodgson, a marketing consultant, to produce her catalog and discuss selling bouncing putty. The two decided to market the product by selling it in a clear case for $2. The putty proceeded to outsell every item in the catalogue except for 50 cent Crayola crayons. Despite the fortune it made, Fallgatter did not pursue it further, but Hodgson saw its potential.Already $12,000 in debt, Hodgson borrowed $147 to buy a batch of the putty to pack one ounce portions into plastic eggs for $1, calling it Silly Putty. After making progress in the industry, even selling over 250,000 [6] eggs of silly putty in three days, Hodgson was almost put out of business in 1951 by the Korean War. Silicone, a main ingredient in silly putty, was put on ration, harming his business. In 1952, a year later, the restriction on silicone was lifted and the production of Silly Putty was resumed. Initially, it was primarily targeted towards adults. However, by 1955 the majority of its consumers were aged 6 through 12. 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